Re: Scott Boras will have Jackie Bradley Jr. on the Yanks in 7 years
posted at 12/4/2013 1:23 PM EST
In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment:
exactly, If JBJ ends up playing so well that he becomes the prototypical free agent who gets overpaid....then we end up being the team that had him play for the league minimum for 3 years and paid 3 years of arbitration. Plus you get the draft pick when he leaves.
This is why teams who draft and develop well will have more of a chance in the new system. Also the competitive balance lottery, and the new Q.O. rules reduce the amount of draft picks teams like the Yankees get. When you factor in that the sport is getting younger, and T.V. revenue is giving all the mid to smaller market teams more money to play with we will continue to see more and more teams buy out their elite players Arbitration years and a few of their free agent years....thus dwindling the pool of elite FA available for the teams that break this mold.
NY may be better next year, but they've just kicked the can down the road, and added Millions in costs between player salaries and luxury tax costs.
Remember in the end this is a BUSINESS. It makes sense for a large market team to overspend, if the return on that investment is more post-season ticket sales and more jersey sales etc etc etc. Even if the Yankees have all the resources in the world that business model changes in this system, and from a business perspective it becomes less profitable to go all out and break the luxury tax every year.
Unless the Yankees return to winning back to back to back world series....this model will seriously break down for them.......and the Dodgers.
help me out here
what am I missing
Also the competitive balance lottery, and the new Q.O. rules reduce the amount of draft picks teams like the Yankees get.
doesn't it reduce the team losing the FA more than the team signing one ?
NY may be better next year, but they've just kicked the can down the road,
U make that sound like a bad thing
and added Millions in costs between player salaries and luxury tax costs.
you R probably going to be right
but not yet, as of now the yanks w/cano still have a shot of lowering the payroll this yr